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Babanango Valley Lodge

Babanango Valley Nature Reserve, Babanango, South Africa
Babanango Valley Lodge
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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6 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

I am torn writing this, since the whole experience was great so to be unselfish the world should know what a fab place this is, but the unspoilt nature of the place, the personal service and quality would be lessened by crowds. So keeping things quiet is a temptation! So with some reluctance, I take the unselfish path and highly... More 

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Royston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

Wanting a base to tour some of the Zulu battlefields, we chose to stay in this rather 'off the beaten track' Lodge. We were certainly not disappointed. The valley itself is a hidden gem, unspoilt & verdantly green, with an abundance of flaura & fauna. The lodge is lovely. We ate dinner by candlelight & silver, surrounded by prints of... More 

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Lund, Sweden
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

We stayed two nights at the Babanango Valley Lodge and absolutely loved it. This small cosy loge is situated on its own in a large valley of beautiful wilderness. The rooms are spacious and decorated in old colonial style. From the pool you overlook the valley and can se impalas and wildebeest walking by. The service is outstanding and staff... More 

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Tilburg, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

In the middle of nowhere you will find this gem! The rooms are decorated with antiques and every detal was thought of, breakfast & lunch is healthy and prepared with care. The hotel has a bit of a colonial atmosphere. We would definatly come back here. Also they have a great pool.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2011

We stayed at the Lodge for 2 nights and were treated like royality! The location is absoultely stunning and very secluded, ideal for spending some quality romantic time with my wife. The staff had arranged for champagne and cheese platter down by Wedding rocks which was a lovely touch. We were the only guests apart from one other lady staying... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2011

After travelling 12 km down a bumpy dirt road, you suddenly arrive at this oasis of peace and calm with wonderful views down the valley. We were given a warm welcome, shown to our delightful room (spacious and individually furnished, with lots of welcome little touches), and provided with tea by the swimming pool. The three course dinner, and generous... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2011

We stayed here 2 nights on our way to Natal National Parc and upon arrival we had a great disappointment with electricity not working in our room, which was resolved quickly by staff. But then it appeared that the water was dirty and brown and that couldnot be resolved at all ...it improved ....but wasnot flushed well enoug. From maintenance... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2011

My wife and two year old daughter stayed at Babanango Valley Lodge for a couple of nights in early January. The drive off the main road and into the nature reserve, sets the scene for what is a remote and tranquil setting. The lodge commands fantastic views down the valley with not another sign of human life anywhere to be... More 

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